Soviet Udarnik Of The 11th 5 Five Year Plan Communist Labor Worker Medal Badge
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Soviet Udarnik Of The 11th 5 Five Year Plan Communist Labor Worker Medal Badge:
"Udarnik" does not have a literal translation into English, but it Stalin made this term popularly translated as "Shock Worker". this was in response to the German "Shock Troops"...making a military term into a civilian title. the 5 Year Plans have been a cornerstone of planned economies, beginning in 1922 with the "GOELRO" program that brought electricity for the first time to hundreds of millions of people in the Soviet Union. this badge was awarded to an excellent worker who had some participation in a 5 Year Plan.
1-1/4" x 1-3/4" and enameled on gold metal.
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